Effervescent soda water is a mild gastric sedative.
When alkali is added to aqueous iodine, followed immediately by either soda water or sodium bicarbonate, most of the original iodine is precipitated (R.
He was the inventor of the smooth bore gun which bore his name, but was from its shape familiarly known as "the soda water bottle."
The treatment is far from satisfactory, and consists in keeping up the strength and diluting the poison in the blood and in the urine by the administration of bland fluids, such as soda-water, milk and plain water, in quantities as large as possible.
It has an important horse market, besides manufactures of sugar, spirits, beer, soda-water and agricultural machinery.